This cutaway drawing shows the S-IVB (third stage) of the Saturn V launch vehicle. As a part of the Marshall Space Flight Center?s (MSFC) ?building block? approach to the Saturn development, the S-IVB stage was utilized in the Saturn IB launch vehicle as a second stage and, later, the Saturn V launch vehicle as a third stage. The 59 foot long and 22 feet diameter stage was powered by a single J-2 engine, initially capable of 200,000 pounds of thrust.
Mediatype imageCreator NASA/Marshall Space Flight CenterDate 2/18/1967Year 1967Insightuid nasaNAS~9~9~59488~163334Source http://mix.msfc.nasa.gov/abstracts.php?p=3674Rights Public DomainWhat SaturnWhere Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)Identifier MSFC-0600309Addeddate 2009-11-19 01:27:17Publicdate 2009-11-19 01:35:28